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UN Urges Governments to Respect Reproductive Rights

12.27.10 - This fall, three UN treaty monitoring bodies urged the governments of Ecuador, Uganda and Nicaragua to take steps to promote, protect and fulfill reproductiv  rights. The treaty bodies made these powerful recommendations largely [...]

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Choice, Inc. of Texas d/b/a Causeway Medical Clinic et al v. Greenstein Complaint

Click the link below to download the full complaint in Choice, Inc. of Texas d/b/a Causeway Medical Clinic et al v. Greenstein.

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Human Rights Day 2010

December 10 is Human Rights Day and a time to remind the world of the importance of taking a stand for reproductive rights. Sixty-two years ago this December, the U.N. adopted the Universal Declaration of [...]

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

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Tummino v. Margaret Hamburg: Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs respectfully submit this memorandum of law in support of their motion for civil contempt against Defendant (hereinafter "the FDA") based on the FDA‟s failure to make any meaningful efforts to comply with the portion [...]

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CRR in the Field: Payal Shah

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

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Bossier City Medical Suite, Inc., et al. v. Bruce Greenstein/DHH Complaint

Click the link below to download the full complaint in Bossier City Medical Suite, Inc., et al. v. Bruce Greenstein/DHH.

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A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women's access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. On average, more than six hundred bills are proposed [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

Hope Medical Group for Women v. James D. Caldwell: Temporary Restraining Order

The Center for Reproductive Rights has been granted a temporary restraining order in the federal challenge recently filed against two abortion restrictions passed by the Louisiana state legislature. Download the order below >,

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O’Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Memo in Support of Motion to Dismiss

The Center for Reproductive Rights has joined the City of Baltimore to defend a first-in-the-nation ordinance that demands truth in advertising from limited-service pregnancy centers. Those centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, are non-medical [...]

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O’Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Motion to Dismiss

The Center for Reproductive Rights has joined the City of Baltimore to defend a first-in-the-nation ordinance that demands truth in advertising from limited-service pregnancy centers. Those centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, are non-medical [...]

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O’Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Complaint

The Center for Reproductive Rights has joined the City of Baltimore to defend a first-in-the-nation ordinance that demands truth in advertising from limited-service pregnancy centers. Those centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, are non-medical [...]

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Decline in Maternal Mortality Welcome, but Suffering Persists

By Ximena Andión Ibañez, International Advocacy Director An article in the recent  Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, announced a global decrease in maternal deaths from 526,300 in 1980 to 342,900 in 2008. The Center [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.